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  • emDebrief Apollo 8em
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    Debrief, Apollo 8

    This film documents NASA’s December 21 to December 27, 1968 manned mission to orbit the Moon. The film shows the activities of astronauts Frank Borman, James Lovell, and William Anders,…

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  • World War I Fighter Pilot Culture
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    World War I Fighter Pilot Culture

    Today’s fighter pilot culture has its origins in World War I. In this program, military historian Michael Hankins revealed the airmen behind the romanticized facades, and described how…

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  • Washington Journal Gary ODonoghue  Elodie Cuzin Discuss Recent Political Upheaval in Britain  France
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    Washington Journal: Elodie Cuzin and Gary O'Donoghue

    BBC Washington Correspondent Gary O’Donoghue and Agence France-Presse US Politics Correspondent Elodie Cuzin discussed the recent political upheaval in Britain and France and overall…

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  • Watergate Reconsidered
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    Watergate Reconsidered

    Iowa State University hosted a panel discussion on Watergate’s lessons and their implications for future presidents. Panelists included former Congressman Edward Mezvinsky who served on the House…

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  • Presidential Leadership Lessons from History
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    Presidential Leadership Lessons from History

    Historians Jay Winik and Doris Kearns Goodwin discussed the qualities of character that they believe are essential for Presidential leadership in challenging times. Much of the discussion with…

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  • Robert Miller House
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    Robert Miller House

    The Robert Miller House is one of the few structures in Lawrence that survived Quantrill’s Raid in 1863. The Miller’s were abolitionists who moved to Kansas prior to the Civil War and offered their home as a…

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  • Elizabeth Dole Collection
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    Elizabeth Dole Collection

    Former U.S. Senator Elizabeth Dole is one of only a few women to have held cabinet positions in two different administrations. She married Bob Dole in 1975 and served as a Senator from North Carolina from…

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  • National Museum of the American Indian Trail of Tears Exhibit
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    National Museum of the American Indian "Trail of Tears" Exhibit

    The “Trail of Tears” gallery at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. looks at the national debate over the 1830 Indian Removal Act and its impact on southern tribes. Associate…

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  • Civil War and Origins of Lawrence
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    Civil War and Origins of Lawrence

    Lawrence, Kansas, was known as the center for the resistance against the Confederacy during the Civil War. Steve Novack, executive director at the Watkins Museum of History, explained the origins of the city and…

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  • James Lovell Oral History Interview
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    James Lovell Oral History Interview

    Former NASA astronaut James Lovell talked about his life and career. He was a veteran of the Gemini and Apollo missions. In 1968 he was command module pilot on Apollo 8, the first NASA mission to…

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  • USMexico Border Wall
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    U.S.-Mexico Border Wall

    The first fence along the U.S.-Mexico border, intended for cattle, was built in the early 1900s. Penn State professor Mary E. Mendoza talked about how immigration and border barriers…

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  • Vietnam Center and Archive
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    Vietnam Center and Archive

    Consisting of letters, photographs, audio, and other forms of material, the Vietnam Center and Archive preserves the record of individuals who served during the Vietnam War. The center is home to largest…

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  • Tour of Lawrence Kansas
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    Tour of Lawrence, Kansas

    Tour the city of Lawrence, Kansas with local historian and John Brown impersonator Kerry Altenbernd as he took our cameras through the city to highlight its history.

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  • Wilcox Collection
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    Wilcox Collection

    The Wilcox Collection is one of the largest assemblages of American left and right wing political literature in the country. Curator of the Wilcox Collection Becky Schulte highlighted items within the…

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  • Dole Institute of Politics
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    Dole Institute of Politics

    Bob Dole served Kansas in Congress from 1961 to 1996, when he became the Republican Presidential nominee. Audrey Coleman, assistant director and senior archivist at the Dole Institute of Politics, shared stories…

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  • American History TV in Lawrence Kansas
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    American History TV in Lawrence, Kansas

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities Tour” in Lawrence, Kansas, from October 20-24, 2018, to feature the history and literary life of the…

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  • 1998 US Embassy Bombings in Africa
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    1998 U.S. Embassy Bombings in Africa

    On August 7, 1998, truck bombs exploded almost simultaneously outside the U.S. embassies in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The attacks killed 224, including 12 Americans, and…

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  • Early 20th Century Nativism and Immigration
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    Early 20th Century Nativism and Immigration

    University of North Florida Professor David Courtwright taught a class about changes in immigration demographics and the rise of nativism in the early 20th century.

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  • Native American Activism in the 1970s
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    Native American Activism in the 1970s

    Oklahoma State University professor Jared Eberle talked about Native American activism in the 1970s, including the Red Power Movement, and the occupation of Alcatraz and Wounded Knee. American…

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  • Frank Borman Oral History Interview
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    Frank Borman Oral History Interview

    Frank Borman talked about his life and career. He was a Gemini and Apollo astronaut who served as commander of Apollo 8, the first NASA mission to fly around the Moon. This interview was…

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